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You Hold the Key, SC! Banner Image Carpooling/Vanpooling
DHEC provides preferential parking to their employees and customers who carpool.
  • Reducing the number of vehicles on the road reduces overall vehicle emissions, thereby improving air quality.
  • Gasoline consumption drops. Billions of gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles idle in traffic congestion each year. (Source: Texas Transportation Institute)
  • Costs for proper maintenance for your vehicle and fuel can decrease when you share them through carpool or vanpool members.
  • Stress Reduction. Provides time for reading, working or relaxing that might otherwise be spent idling in traffic.

For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.